BRICKS FROM AROUND THE UK.

 

STOURBRIDGE

 

In the midlands an area well known for fireclay.

There was a number of makers in the area.

 

 

 

 stourbridge

 

A brick just stamped Stourbridge

 

fisher stourbridge

 

 A brick marked Fishers Stourbridge.

 

LONDON BRICK COMPANY. (LBC)

 

minature lbc brick

 

This brick is a minature brick. There is a debate about these small bricks some were used in fireplaces etc. Or were they made as samples for travelling sales men?

 

PHORPRES refers to the fact the bricks are pressed four times in their production.

 

lbc 9   lbc 10

 london brick19

Examples of LBC bricks not sure what the numbers represent.

 

 

VITROSS

 

vitros

Manufactured by the North Staffordshire Brick and Tile Co. Ltd, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme 

VITROS would appear to be their trade mark for their typical staffordshire blue engineering brick.

 

 vitrros f

 

The same type of brick with a 'F' on it.

 

METALLIC AND METAL BRAND

 

metal brand

 

 These were the trade marks of Metallic Tile Co (Rowley Bros) Ltd. at the Metallic tileries in Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. closed in 1977.

Also at Hanfell tyleries.